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Eleanor Friedberger announces fall tour dates

Monday, October 3, 2011, 2:42 PM
Most commonly known for her tours with The Kills and The Fiery Furnaces, the lovely frontwoman Eleanor Friedberger finally released her solo debut album, Last Summer, in July of 2011. Now, after finishing up her tour dates with The Fiery Furnaces, Friedberger has released the dates for her upcoming... Read more

October: Double Dutch features Roxy Cottontail

Friday, September 23, 2011, 12:02 PM
Double Dutch is at it again! Next week it’s resident DJ Gun$ Garcia’s birthday edition and The Barbary will be bringing you yet another awesome all-female line up. The guest of honor is Roxy Cottontail – a New York-based (Maryland-born) artist. Her style is eclectic and effortlessly... Read more

Photos + Review: Broken Social Scene + TVOTR at The Mann Center

Monday, September 12, 2011, 4:22 AM
When Broken Social Scene took the stage on Friday night as openers for TV On The Radio at the Mann Center, the rather large venue was pretty empty. It was empty compared to what they’re used to (they sold out two nights at the TLA last fall), which prompted lead man Kevin Drew to say, “We... Read more

Fisheye Photos: Tigerbeats

Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 4:18 AM
Teresa McCullough stopped by The Barbary last night to snag some photos of indie rock rager Tigerbeats with JHN RDN + Luis Angel Cancel. Read more

What I’m listening to: Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks

Wednesday, August 24, 2011, 11:12 AM
Stephen Malkmus, one could argue (if one was into arguing about hipsters)—is the quintessential ‘90s hipster. The former Pavement front man and Jicks leader has, for 2 decades now, charmed indie kids with his unconventional ways, making underemployment, noise rock, and a lack of muscles... Read more

What I’m listening to: Fool’s Gold

Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 10:25 AM
LA’s Fool’s Gold craft breezy, feel-good, summer pop that combines elements of world music and guitar rock for a result that feels simultaneously fresh and familiar. It’s a combination band members stumbled upon organically: co-founders Luke Top and Lewis Pesacov are both native Israelis... Read more

Watch new DRGN KING video for "Holy Ghost"

Thursday, August 11, 2011, 11:18 AM
Check out the new up-beat, Philly pride filled video for DRGN KING's "Holy Ghost". Love it! Related Stories: Listen to La Roux X Dragon King "The Kill" , Photos: Phrequency Turns 2 , Phrequency Exclusive: Watch Dragon King's "Wolfman" Read more

What I’m listening to: Mister Heavenly

Wednesday, August 10, 2011, 10:23 AM
Ryan “Honus Honus” Kattner and Nick “Diamonds” Thorburn—two-thirds of vintage-inspired collab Mister Heavenly—are two of the most creative and spirited performers I’ve had the pleasure to see live—a superlative I feel comfortable making even excluding... Read more

What I’m listening to: The War on Drugs

Wednesday, August 3, 2011, 10:38 AM
Back in January 2010, we retrospectively declared 2009 the “Year of Kurt Vile”—a title crafted after watching the long-haired songwriter take the leap from local fave to indie bigwig: signing with Matador, selling out shows, and earning some serious blog-y buzz. (Since then, his fame... Read more

Win: Tickets to Band of Horses at TLA

Wednesday, August 3, 2011, 5:17 AM
In an effort to recover some tour time from the recent Kings of Leon tour cancellation, K.O.L opener Band of Horses scheduled a few club dates, including a stop at the Theater of Living Arts this Tuesday, August 9th. Tickets go on sale at noon 8/4/11 here. $25. We're also giving away 2 pairs of tickets... Read more
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